KARLOVAC, July 15 – A presentation ceremony for a U.S. donation of vehicles worth HRK 7.8 million to the Croatian Army ground forces was held at the Kamensko military barracks in Karlovac on Monday.
The United States donated six trucks and a digger loader to the Army, and on that occasion U.S. Ambassador Robert Kohorst expressed satisfaction with the bilateral cooperation and with the professionalisation of the Croatian Armed Forces.
Defence Minister Damir Krsticevic, who thanked Washington for the donation, noted that since 1996 the USA had provided over USD 500 million for equipment and modernisation of the Croatian Army.
The minister also mentioned that the USA would soon donate two Black Hawk helicopters to the Croatian Air Force.